Chicken Fried Hamburger with White Gravy
Chicken Fried Hamburger with White Gravy is an inexpensive ground beef recipe that's pure comfort food. Serve over mashed potatoes for a delicious southern meal.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup yellow or white cornmeal
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Chicken Fried Hamburger
- 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 cups buttermilk
- Vegetable oil, for frying
- 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 1/2 cups whole milk
- 3/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Combine all ingredients for dredge in a shallow dish and mix well.
Mix the 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper into ground beef. Divide ground beef into 8 equal pieces and flatten into 1/2-inch thick patties.
Pour buttermilk into a shallow bowl.
Dredge patties in dredge mixture, dip in buttermilk, and then dredge a second time, making sure they are coated well.
Pour 1/2-inch of oil in a deep cast iron skillet (or another type of skillet). Heat oil to 350 degrees.
Fry 4 pieces at a time, cooking for 3 to 4 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels.
Repeat with remaining 4 patties. If desired you can keep the first 4 warm in a 200 degree oven.
To make gravy, pour excess oil out of the pan, leaving 1/3 cup of oil and the browned bits in the pan.
Add flour and place over medium heat. Whisk for 1 minute.Whisk in milk, onion powder, salt and pepper. Cook until thick and bubbly. If you want the gravy thinner, add a little more milk.